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Jura's owner arrested for sexual assault

The owner of Jura's Pizza was arrested on Monday for a sexual assault incident that occurred at the now closed Oakdale location in September.

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Posted: oct. 20, 2014 7:39 p.m.
Contests, raffles pump up community for Harvest Bowl

Contests, raffles pump up community for Harvest Bowl

As the highly anticipated Turlock Lions Club Harvest Bowl between Turlock and Pitman high football teams draws closer, local organizations are doing their part to get the community game-day ready with competitions and raffles.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2014 9:01 p.m.
License plate picture lands three in jail

License plate picture lands three in jail

Three people were arrested on drug and theft charges by Turlock Police officers after a witness to a theft snapped a picture of the suspect’s license plate.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2014 8:35 p.m.


Fleeing suspect caught in foot chase

A man who tried to run from a Turlock Police officer landed in jail Thursday after he was found in possession of methamphetamine.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2014 8:34 p.m.
Drug drop off box coming to Turlock Police Department

Drug drop off box coming to Turlock Police Department

The growing prescription drop-off program that allows individuals to dispose of unused medications in a safe manner will soon have a site in Turlock.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2014 8:34 p.m.


Pursuit ends with crash, arrest

An attempted auto burglary turned into a vehicle pursuit that ended with a crash and the arrest of the 19-year-old driver.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2014 8:32 p.m.


Student arrested for assault

A 17-year-old Turlock High School  student was arrested Thursday morning on allegations he tried to hurt an individual with a chair.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2014 8:32 p.m.
Denham addresses potential impact of health insurance tax on small businesses

Denham addresses potential impact of health insurance tax on small businesses

The 3.4 million small businesses in California that employ more than half the state’s workforce could be facing a health insurance tax per the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. On Tuesday Congressman Jeff Denham left Washington to make a local appearance and address small business owners’ concerns regarding the tax at the Modesto Chamber of Commerce, an event hosted by the Stop the HIT coalition.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2014 8:10 p.m.
Planning approves new hotel on Lander Avenue

Planning approves new hotel on Lander Avenue

Visitors to Turlock will soon have another place in which to lay their heads after a request to modify and extend the construction of an 85 room Hampton Inn hotel on property adjacent to the Highway 99 Lander exit received anonymous approval from the Turlock Planning Commission on Thursday.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2014 8:06 p.m.
Jobs return to Turlock with new developments

Jobs return to Turlock with new developments

City Hall was teeming with people recently but there wasn’t a contentious public meeting or protest, rather hundreds of Turlockers seeking employment were attending a hiring fair.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2014 8:07 p.m.
Delhi school trustees dodge censure, prepare for election

Delhi school trustees dodge censure, prepare for election

Despite an effort to censure Delhi Unified School District Board of Trustee member Jesus Rodriguez for misconduct approximately three weeks ago, Rodriguez made an effort to put the issue behind him at his campaign for reelection meet-and-greet that hosted over 40 supporters on Friday.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2014 8:03 p.m. | Updated: oct. 17, 2014 8:04 p.m.
Unemployment hits new low in county

Unemployment hits new low in county

For the first time since the onset of the Great Recession, the unemployment rate in Stanislaus County has dropped below 10 percent.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2014 8:04 p.m.
Future of Larsa Hall hangs in the balance; nearby residents sued for $500,000

Future of Larsa Hall hangs in the balance; nearby residents sued for $500,000

The longstanding tension between representatives of the Larsa Banquet Hall and neighboring Amethyst Way residents over the noise emanating from events at the hall is far from over as the next step to decide if the county planning commission will revoke the event center’s license won’t be taken for three to six more months.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2014 10:34 p.m.
Turlock woman ready to step into new life

Turlock woman ready to step into new life

The theme song from “The Wizard of Oz” tells us dreams come true over the rainbow, but Melinda Conley is hoping it’s just over the arch — the St. Louis Arch to be exact.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2014 8:28 p.m.
20-30 Club’s annual wine tasting event to help keep kids warm this winter

20-30 Club’s annual wine tasting event to help keep kids warm this winter

While the local chapter of the 20-30 Club is devoted to raising funds for children in need that doesn’t mean they don’t have fun doing it.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2014 7:55 p.m. | Updated: oct. 16, 2014 7:56 p.m.
Several Turlock roads slated for speed limit changes

Several Turlock roads slated for speed limit changes

Drivers may want to pay extra attention to the speedometers on their vehicles in upcoming weeks as the posted speed limits may be changing on several streets in Turlock.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2014 7:56 p.m.
Firefighters prove to students that real men wear pink

Firefighters prove to students that real men wear pink

Last week, Dennis Earl Elementary school was surprised to receive a visit from Turlock Firefighters. Although there was no fire or immediate threat to students, there was an equally important underlying mission tethered to their visit—defending a student who had been teased for wearing pink.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2014 5:34 p.m.


European company establishes first American site in Central Valley

The United Kingdom based company Botanics & Organics, Inc. will lay roots for its first American venture in the Central Valley through a partnership between the Stanislaus Business Alliance and the City of Modesto.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2014 5:26 p.m. | Updated: oct. 16, 2014 5:27 p.m.
Stolen auto arrest leads to chop shop

Stolen auto arrest leads to chop shop

The Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force discovered a chop shop and a marijuana grow after arresting two men in a stolen vehicle.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2014 5:31 p.m.
Delhi little league is a home run among youth

Delhi little league is a home run among youth

Delhi parents and citizens have hit a home run among youth with their newly formulated Delhi Little League. This league, which is officially affiliated with Little League International, will give kids a chance to step up to the plate and hone their baseball skills.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2014 5:23 p.m. | Updated: oct. 16, 2014 5:23 p.m.
Prime Shine offers local clean and kind experience

Prime Shine offers local clean and kind experience

Name of Business: Prime Shine Car Wash

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Posted: oct. 16, 2014 5:27 p.m.
Denair teen to represent county in statewide pageant

Denair teen to represent county in statewide pageant

 

Turlock High School senior Brooklyn Lowery has been selected to represent Stanislaus County in Miss California Teen USA in January. As an active member throughout the community, the 17-year old Denair resident has definitely proven to be a qualified candidate.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2014 5:21 p.m.
Nurse receives musical surprise from students

Nurse receives musical surprise from students

Although Mountain View Middle School nurse Kathy Cook gave an inspiring and informative presentation on breast cancer awareness to students on Wednesday, what came after her presentation is what stole the show.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2014 5:19 p.m.
Developer seeks amendment to east Turlock master plan

Developer seeks amendment to east Turlock master plan

City of Turlock Planning Commissioners will consider amending the East Tuolumne Master Plan on Thursday which would increase the number of units built on what is currently farm land near the city’s eastern border.

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Posted: oct. 15, 2014 12:00 a.m.

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